What Happened on July 9, 1916

Historical Events

  • 1st cargo submarine to cross Atlantic arrives in US from Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Goffin, New Zealand composer, born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 1984)

Edward HeathEdward Heath (1916-2005)

British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1970-74), born in Broadstairs, England

  • Joe Liggins {Theodro Elliott], American jazz, R&B, and jump blues pianist, songwriter, and vocalist ("The Honeydripper"; "Pink Champagne'), born in Seminole, Oklahoma (d. 1987)
1916 Highlights

About July 9, 1916

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer